Boys Varsity Baseball · BASE: Saxons defeat Sheldon, 9-4, in 1st round matchup


In the first round of the 2019 OSAA state playoffs, South Salem defeated Sheldon, 9-4, behind a strong offensive showing in the opening frame. The Saxons will now host West Salem on Wednesday at 5:00pm in the second round.

Sheldon: 000 000 4 … 4 7 0
Saxons: 800 010 x … 9 7 2

Sean Alvarado got the start on the mound for the Saxons, his 3rd start of the season. After allowing a leadoff single to start the game, Alvarado settled down to pitch a scoreless top of the first.

In the bottom of the first, the Saxons erupted for 8 runs on 5 hits. Lone runs came on a Danny Alvarado sacrifice fly, a Kaiden Doten single, an Elijah Enomoto-Haole groundout, a Brayden Neuharth double, and a passed ball. The big hit was a bases-clearing double from Sean Alvarado to extend the lead to 7-0.

Both teams then dug in and threw three consecutive scoreless innings before Hanowell hit a leadoff homerun to the creek in the bottom of the 5th, pushing the Saxon lead to 9-0.

Sean went on to pitch 5 innings for the win, surrendering 3 run while striking out 6. Ricky Alvarado threw 1.1 innings of relief, allowing four runs (two earned) before Noah Ferguson closed out the game by earning the final two outs.

South Salem now turns its attention to a familiar foe: West Salem. The Titans will come to Gilmore Field on Wednesday, with first pitch set for 5:00pm.

Sheldon Offense:

Lineup AB R H RBI BB SO
Calin Morgan 5 0 3 2 0 0
Kaleb Coffin 5 0 1 0 0 2
Dawson Prickel 3 0 0 0 1 0
Cardin Haffner 0 0 0 0 0 0
Isaiah Lugo 2 0 0 0 1 0
Josh Hess 0 1 0 0 0 0
Cory Apker 3 1 1 0 1 2
Eli Seno 4 1 1 2 0 3
Taylor Langworthy 3 1 0 0 1 0
Quincy Spurlock 2 0 0 0 2 1
Nate Brown 1 0 1 0 2 0
Totals 28 4 7 4 8 8

2B: Eli Seno, Cory Apker, Calin Morgan
TB: Nate Brown, Eli Seno 2, Kaleb Coffin, Cory Apker 2, Calin Morgan 4
RBI: Eli Seno 2, Calin Morgan 2
ROE: Dawson Prickel, Calin Morgan
FC: Taylor Langworthy, Calin Morgan
HBP: Nate Brown, Isaiah Lugo
GIDP: Dawson Prickel
SB: Calin Morgan
CS: Nate Brown

 

Sheldon Pitching:

Pitching IP #P S% H R ER SO BB HR
Dawson Prickel 0.2 37 .378 5 8 7 0 5 0
Kaleb Coffin 5.1 54 .722 2 1 1 6 0 1
Totals 6.0 91 .582 7 9 8 6 5 1

 

L: Dawson Prickel
Pitches-Strikes: Kaleb Coffin 54-39, Dawson Prickel 37-14
Groundouts-Flyouts: Kaleb Coffin 3-7, Dawson Prickel 1-1
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Kaleb Coffin 14-18, Dawson Prickel 6-12

 

South Salem Offense:

Lineup AB R H RBI BB SO
Sean Alvarado 3 2 1 3 1 1
Ryan Brown 3 1 2 0 1 1
Danny Alvarado 2 0 0 1 1 1
Kaiden Doten 3 1 1 1 0 1
Greyson Hanowell 3 2 2 1 0 0
Elijah Enomoto-Haole 3 0 0 1 0 1
Brayden Neuharth 3 1 1 1 0 0
Brett Matthews 2 1 0 0 1 1
Noah Ferguson 2 1 0 0 1 0
Ricky Alvarado
Conner Robustelli
Totals 24 9 7 8 5 6

 

2B: Sean Alvarado, Greyson Hanowell, Brayden Neuharth
HR: Greyson Hanowell
TB: Sean Alvarado 2, Ryan Brown 2, Kaiden Doten, Greyson Hanowell 6, Brayden Neuharth 2
RBI: Sean Alvarado 3, Danny Alvarado, Kaiden Doten, Elijah Enomoto-Haole, Greyson Hanowell, Brayden Neuharth
SF: Danny Alvarado
SB: Sean Alvarado, Ryan Brown, Brayden Neuharth

 

South Salem Pitching:

Pitching IP #P S% H R ER SO BB HR
Sean Alvarado 5.0 98 .531 3 0 0 6 6 0
Ricky Alvarado 1.1 46 .587 4 4 2 2 2 0
Noah Ferguson 0.2 8 .750 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 7.0 152 .559 7 4 2 8 8 0

 

W: Sean Alvarado
HBP: Sean Alvarado, Ricky Alvarado
BK: Ricky Alvarado
Pitches-Strikes: Sean Alvarado 98-52, Ricky Alvarado 46-27, Noah Ferguson 8-6
Groundouts-Flyouts: Sean Alvarado 2-4, Ricky Alvarado 1-1, Noah Ferguson 1-0
First pitch strikes-Batters faced: Sean Alvarado 15-25, Ricky Alvarado 6-11, Noah Ferguson 1-2